Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Rule for Traveling in the Water

When you land at your objective and hit the shoreline, the same water well being runs apply whether you are there to swim, surf or snorkel:

  • Watch the climate. In some tropical atmospheres a storm can show up out of the blue and a sudden increment in the wind can result in changes in the examples of momentum's and waves.
  • At the point when conceivable, swim at a lifeguard-secured shoreline.
  • Give careful consideration to kids and the elderly at the shoreline. Indeed in shallow water the waves can make them lose their balance.
  • Don't drink and swim.
  • Regard the water at all times. If all else fails, don't go out.
  • Never betray the sea. Sudden enormous waves can be truly risky.
  • Figure out how to swim in the surf. It is altogether different than swimming in a pool or lake.
  • Look for tear flows, solid thin waterway like momentum's hauling far from shore out to ocean that can show up abruptly or escalate startlingly.
  • Stay far from docks and wharf's. There are frequently perpetual tear flows along them.
  • Continuously swim near to shore.
  • Keep away from regions where drifting is overwhelming, or territories close land or in inland lakes or streams than can be contaminated by human or creature waste.
  • Stay off rough seaside zones. They can be wet, tricky, sharp and brittle, and waves can separate over them, thump you and haul you out to ocean.
  • Don't jump or bounce in on the off chance that you don't know how profound the water is.
  • Don't touch it, which will harm the coral, and don't venture on it, which will harm you.
  • Be mindful that you may meet jellyfish, stingrays, ocean urchins and other sea untamed life.

Friday, 15 March 2013


An apron is an outer protective garment that covers primarily the front of the body. It may be worn for hygienic reasons as well as in order to protect clothes from wear and tear. The apron is commonly part of the uniform of several work categories, including waitresses, nurses, and domestic workers. Many homemakers also wear them. It is also worn as a decorative garment by women. Aprons are also worn in many commercial establishments to protect workers clothes from damage, mainly bib aprons, but also others such as blacksmith or farrier aprons. In addition to cloth, aprons can be made from a variety of materials. Rubber aprons are commonly used by persons working with dangerous chemicals, and lead aprons are commonly worn by persons such as X-ray technicians who work near radiation. Aprons, such as those used by carpenters, may have many pockets to hold tools. Waterproof household aprons, made of oilcloth or PVC are suitable for cooking and washing dishes. The word apron is from the metanalysis of the term "a napron" to "an apron". The original spelling of napron has been lost.

Monday, 30 April 2012


Barbara is a female given name used in numerous languages. It is the feminine form of the Greek word barbaros (Greek: βαρβαρος) meaning "foreign". In Spanish, Portuguese and Italian it means barbarian or barbaric. In Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox tradition, Saint Barbara was martyred by her father, who was then punished with death by lightning. As such, St. Barbara is a protectress against fire and lightning. Other saints of this name include Barbara Avrillot (Barbe Aurillot, known as Marie of the Incarnation) and Barbara Koob (Marianne Cope).

Today, Barbara remains among the top 100 most popular names for female babies born in Chile, Hungary, Poland[1] and Slovenia. It is among the top 10 names given to baby girls born in both the Czech Republic and Georgia in 2009. Its popularity in the United States has declined from third place, in the 1930s, to 757th place, in 2008. In 2009 it rose back to 656th place.

Friday, 9 December 2011

King Vulture

The King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina, though some believe that William Bartram's Painted Vulture of Florida may be of this species. It is the only surviving member of the genus Sarcoramphus, although fossil members are known.

Large and predominantly white, the King Vulture has gray to black ruff, flight, and tail feathers. The head and neck are bald, with the skin color varying, including yellow, orange, blue, purple, and red. The King Vulture has a very noticeable yellow fleshy caruncle on its beak. This vulture is a scavenger and it often makes the initial cut into a fresh carcass. It also displaces smaller New World vulture species from a carcass. King Vultures have been known to live for up to 30 years in captivity.

King Vultures were popular figures in the Mayan codices as well as in local folklore and medicine. Although currently listed as Least Concern by the IUCN, they are decreasing in number, due primarily to habitat loss.